Isaiah 1:15
Good News Translation
"When you lift your hands in prayer, I will not look at you. No matter how much you pray, I will not listen, for your hands are covered with blood.

Contemporary English Version
"No matter how much you pray, I won't listen. You are too violent.

Douay-Rheims Bible
And when you stretch forth your hands, I will turn away my eyes from you: and when you multiply prayer, I will not hear: for your hands are full of blood.

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And when you stretch forth your hands, I will turn away my eyes from you: and when you multiply prayer, I will not hear: for your hands are full of blood.

when

Isaiah 59:2 But your iniquities have divided between you and your God, and your sins have hid his face from you that he should not hear.

1 Kings 8:22,54 And Solomon stood before the altar of the Lord, in the sight of the assembly of Israel, and spread forth his hands towards heaven, . . .

Ezra 9:5 And at the evening sacrifice I rose up from my affliction, and having rent my mantle and my garment, I fell upon my knees, and spread out my hands to the Lord my God,

Job 27:8,9,20 For what is the hope of the hypocrite if through covetousness he take by violence, and God deliver not his soul? . . .

Psalm 66:18 If I have looked at iniquity in my heart, the Lord will not hear me.

Psalm 134:2 In the nights lift up your hands to the holy places, and bless ye the Lord.

Proverbs 1:28 Because they have hated instruction, and received not the fear of the Lord,

Jeremiah 14:12 When they fast I will not hear their prayers: and if they offer holocausts and victims, I will not receive them: for I will consume them by the sword, and by famine, and by the pestilence.

Ezekiel 8:17,18 And he said to me: Surely thou hast seen, O son of man: is this a light thing to the house of Juda, that they should commit these abominations which they have committed here: because they have filled the land with iniquity, and have turned to provoke me to anger? and behold they put a branch to their nose. . . .

Micah 3:4 Who have eaten the flesh of my people, and have flayed their skin off them: and have broken, and chopped their bones as for the kettle, and as flesh in the midst of the pot.

Zechariah 7:13 And it came to pass that as he spoke, and they heard not: so shall they cry, and I will not hear, saith the Lord of hosts.

Luke 13:25-28 But when the master of the house shall be gone in and shall shut the door, you shall begin to stand without; and knock at the door, saying: Lord, open to us. And he answering, shall say to you: I know you not, whence you are. . . .

1 Timothy 2:8 I will therefore that men pray in every place, lifting up pure hands, without anger and contention.

I will

Isaiah 58:7 Deal thy bread to the hungry, and bring the needy and the harbourless into thy house: when thou shalt see one naked, cover him, and despise not thy own flesh.

Psalm 55:1 Unto the end, in verses, understanding for David. [2] Hear, O God, my prayer, and despise not my supplication:

make many prayers.

Matthew 6:7 And when you are praying, speak not much, as the heathens. For they think that in their much speaking they may be heard.

Matthew 23:14 Woe to you scribes and Pharisees, hypocrites, because you devour the houses of widows, praying long prayers. For this you shall receive the greater judgment.

your hands

Isaiah 59:2,3 But your iniquities have divided between you and your God, and your sins have hid his face from you that he should not hear. . . .

Jeremiah 7:8-10 Behold you put your trust in lying words, which shall not profit you: . . .

Micah 3:9-11 But yet I am filled with the strength of the spirit of the Lord, with judgment and power: to declare unto Jacob his wickedness and to Israel his sin. . . .

blood.

Context
Meaningless Offerings
14My soul hateth your new moons, and your solemnities: they are become troublesome to me, I am weary of bearing them. 15And when you stretch forth your hands, I will turn away my eyes from you: and when you multiply prayer, I will not hear: for your hands are full of blood.16Wash yourselves, be clean, take away the evil of your devices from my eyes, cease to do perversely,…
Cross References
John 9:31
Now we know that God doth not hear sinners: but if a man be a server of God and doth his, will, him he heareth.

Exodus 9:29
Moses said: As soon as I am gone out of the city, I will stretch forth my hands to the Lord, and the thunders shall cease, and the hail shall be no more: that thou mayst know that the earth is the Lord's:

1 Kings 8:22
And Solomon stood before the altar of the Lord, in the sight of the assembly of Israel, and spread forth his hands towards heaven,

Job 27:9
Will God hear his cry, when distress shall come upon him?

Job 35:13
God therefore will not hear in vain, and the Almighty will look into the causes of every one.

Isaiah 4:4
If the Lord shall wash away the filth of the daughters of Sion, and shall wash away the blood of Jerusalem out of the midst thereof, by the spirit of judgment, and by the spirit of burning.

Isaiah 8:17
And I will wait for the Lord, who hath hid his face from the house of Jacob, and I will look for him.

Isaiah 45:15
Verily thou art a hidden God, the God of Israel the saviour.

Isaiah 58:4
Behold you fast for debates and strife, and strike with the fist wickedly. Do not fast as you have done until this day, to make your cry to be heard on high.

Isaiah 59:2
But your iniquities have divided between you and your God, and your sins have hid his face from you that he should not hear.

Isaiah 59:3
For your hands are defiled with blood, and your fingers with iniquity: your lips have spoken lies, and your tongue uttereth iniquity.

Isaiah 64:7
There is none that calleth upon thy name: that riseth up, and taketh hold of thee: thou hast hid thy face from us, and hast crushed us in the hand of our iniquity.

Jeremiah 4:31
For I have heard the voice as of a woman in travail, anguishes as of a woman in labour of a child. The voice of the daughter of Sion, dying away, spreading her hands: Woe is me, for my soul hath fainted because of them that are slain.

Jeremiah 11:11
Wherefore thus saith the Lord: Behold I will bring in evils upon them, which they shall not be able to escape: and they shall cry to me, and I will not hearken to them.

Jeremiah 14:12
When they fast I will not hear their prayers: and if they offer holocausts and victims, I will not receive them: for I will consume them by the sword, and by famine, and by the pestilence.

Ezekiel 8:18
Therefore I also will deal with them in my wrath: my eye shall not spare them, neither will I shew mercy: and when they shall cry to my ears with a loud voice, I will not hear them.

Ezekiel 11:6
You have killed a great many in this city, and you have filled the streets thereof with the slain.

Ezekiel 14:3
Son of man, these men have placed their uncleannesses in their hearts, and have set up before their face the stumblingblock of their iniquity: and shall I answer when they inquire of me?

Ezekiel 39:23
And the nations shall know that the house of Israel were made captives for their iniquity, because they forsook me, and I hid my face from them: and I delivered them into the hands of their enemies, and they fell all by the sword.

Hosea 5:6
With their flocks and with their herds, they shall go to seek the Lord, and shall not find him: he is withdrawn from them.

Additional Translations
When you spread out your hands in prayer, I will hide My eyes from you; even though you multiply your prayers, I will not listen. Your hands are covered with blood.And when you spread forth your hands, I will hide my eyes from you: yes, when you make many prayers, I will not hear: your hands are full of blood.

And when ye spread forth your hands, I will hide mine eyes from you; yea, when ye make many prayers, I will not hear: your hands are full of blood.

When ye stretch forth your hands, I will turn away mine eyes from you: and though ye make many supplications, I will not hearken to you; for your hands are full of blood.

And when ye spread forth your hands, I will hide mine eyes from you; yea, when ye make many prayers, I will not hear: your hands are full of blood.

And when ye spread forth your hands, I will hide mine eyes from you: yea, when ye make many prayers, I will not hear: your hands are full of blood.

And when ye spread forth your hands, I will hide my eyes from you: yes, when ye make many prayers, I will not hear: your hands are full of blood.

When you spread forth your hands, I will hide my eyes from you. Yes, when you make many prayers, I will not hear. Your hands are full of blood.

And in your spreading forth your hands, I hide mine eyes from you, Also when ye increase prayer, I do not hear, Your hands of blood have been full.
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